Our newest publications:

ROZMAN, Ula, KLUN, Barbara, KULJANIN, Aleksandra D., SKALAR, Tina, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Insights into the shape-dependent effects of polyethylene microplastics on interactions with organisms, environmental aging, and adsorption properties. Scientific reports. 2023, vol. 13, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-023-49175-1.

PROCHÁZKOVÁ, Petra, MÁCOVÁ, Sabina, AYDIN, Seçil, ZLÁMALOVÁ GARGOŠOVÁ, Helena, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, KUČERÍK, Jiří. Effects of biodegradable P3HB on the specific growth rate, root length and chlorophyll content of duckweed, Lemna minor. Heliyon. 2023, vol. 9, DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e23128.

ROZMAN, Ula, BLAŽIČ, Anej, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Phytoremediation: a promising approach to remove microplastics from the aquatic environment. Environmental pollution. 2023, vol. 338, DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.122690.

KLUN, Barbara, ROZMAN, Ula, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Environmental aging and biodegradation of tire wear microplastics in the aquatic environment. Journal of environmental chemical engineering2023, vol. 11. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2023.110604.

MILOLOŽA, Martina, ROZMAN, Ula, KUČIĆ GRGIĆ, Dajana, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Aquatic toxicity of polyethylene and microcrystalline cellulose microbeads used as abrasives in cosmetics. Chemical and biochemical engineering quarterly. 2023, vol. 37, DOI: 10.15255/CABEQ.2023.2181.

POLECHOŃSKA, Ludmiła, ROZMAN, Ula, SOKOŁOWSKA, Katarzyna, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. The bioadhesion and effects of microplastics and natural particles on growth, cell viability, physiology, and elemental content of an aquatic macrophyte Elodea canadensis. Science of the total environment. 2023, vol. 902. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166023.

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, ROY, Rajdeep, KLUN, Barbara, ROZMAN, Ula, MAROLT, Gregor, SKALAR, Tina, FECKLER, Alexander, BUNDSCHUH, Mirco. Interactions between titanium dioxide nanoparticles and polyethylene microplastics: adsorption kinetics, photocatalytic properties, and ecotoxicity. Chemosphere. 2023, vol. 329. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.138628.

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Beyond ingestion : adhesion of microplastics to aquatic organisms. Aquatic toxicology. 2023, vol. 258. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2023.106480

ROZMAN, Ula, KLUN, Barbara, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Distribution and removal of microplastics in a horizontal sub-surface flow laboratory constructed wetland and their effects on the treatment efficiency. Chemical engineering journal. 2023, vol. 461. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.142076

POŘÍZKA, Pavel, BRUNNBAUER, Lukas, PORKERT, Michaela, ROZMAN, Ula, MAROLT, Gregor, HOLUB, Daniel, KIZOVSKÝ, Martin, BENEŠOVÁ, Markéta, SAMEK, Ota, LIMBECK, Andreas, KAISER, Jozef, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Laser-based techniques : novel tools for the identification and characterization of aged microplastics with developed biofilm. Chemosphere. 2023, vol. 313. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.137373

ROZMAN, Ula, FILKER, Sabine, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Monitoring of biofilm development and physico-chemical changes of floating microplastics at the air-water interface. Environmental pollution. 2023 vol. 322. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2023.121157

Our previous microplastics publications:

ROZMAN, Ula, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. The response of duckweed Lemna minor to microplastics and its potential use as a bioindicator of microplastic pollution. Plants. 2022, vol. 11. DOI: 10.3390/plants11212953

ROZMAN, Ula, JEMEC KOKALJ, Anita, DOLAR, Andraž, DROBNE, Damjana, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Long-term interactions between microplastics and floating macrophyte Lemna minor: the potential for phytoremediation of microplastics in the aquatic environment. Science of the total environment. 2022, vol. 831. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154866

KLUN, Barbara, ROZMAN, Ula, OGRIZEK, Monika, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. The first plastic produced, but the latest studied in microplastics research: the assessment of leaching, ecotoxicity and bioadhesion of Bakelite microplastics. Environmental pollution. 2022, vol. 307. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119454

ROZMAN, Ula, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Seeking for a perfect (non-spherical) microplastic particle – The most comprehensive review on microplastic laboratory research. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2022, vol. 424. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127529

FEDERICI, Stefania, ADEMOVIC, Zahida, AMORIM, Mónica J. B., BIGALKE, Moritz, COCCA, Mariacristina, DEPERO, Laura Eleonora, DUTTA, Joydeep, FRITZSCHE, Wolfgang, HARTMANN, Nanna B., KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, KELLER, Nicolas, MEISEL, Thomas C., MITRANO, Denise M., MORRISON, Liam, RAQUEZ, Jean-Marie, TUBIĆ, Aleksandra, VELIMIROVIC, Milica. COST Action PRIORITY : an EU perspective on micro- and nanoplastics as global issues. Microplastics. 2022, vol. 1. DOI: 10.3390/microplastics1020020

ROZMAN, Ula, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. The first comprehensive study evaluating the ecotoxicity and biodegradability of water-soluble polymers used in personal care products and cosmetics. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety. 2021, vol. 228. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.113016

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, BUNDSCHUH, Mirco. Aquatic biofilms-sink or source of microplastics? A critical reflection on current knowledge. Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 2021. DOI: 10.1002/etc.5195

ROZMAN, Ula, TURK, Tilen, SKALAR, Tina, ZUPANČIČ, Marija, ČELAN KOROŠIN, Nataša, MARINŠEK, Marjan, OLIVERO-VERBEL, Jesus, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. An extensive characterization of various environmentally relevant microplastics – Material properties, leaching and ecotoxicity testing. Science of the total environment. 2021, vol. 773. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145576

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. Aquatic vascular plants – a forgotten piece of nature in microplastic research. Environmental pollution. 2020, vol. 262. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114354

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, SKALAR, Tina, MAROLT, Gregor, JEMEC KOKALJ, Anita. An environmental concentration of aged microplastics with adsorbed silver significantly affects aquatic organisms. Water research. 2020, vol. 175. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.115644

SAPEA. A scientific perspective on microplastics in nature and society, (Evidence review report, no. 4). Berlin: SAPEA, 2019 https://www.sapea.info/wp-content/uploads/report.pdf.

JEMEC KOKALJ, Anita, KÜHNEL, Dana, PUNTAR, Brina, ŽGAJNAR GOTVAJN, Andreja, KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela. An exploratory ecotoxicity study of primary microplastics versus aged in natural waters and wastewaters. Environmental pollution, ISSN 0269-7491. 2019, vol.  24. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.112980

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, ALIČ, Branko, SKALAR, Tina, BUNDSCHUH, Mirco, ŽGAJNAR GOTVAJN, Andreja. Wastewater treatment plant effluents as source of cosmetic polyethylene microbeads to freshwater. Chemosphere, ISSN 0045-6535.  2017, vol. 188, 25-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.08.131

KALČÍKOVÁ, Gabriela, ŽGAJNAR GOTVAJN, Andreja, KLADNIK, Aleš, JEMEC KOKALJ, Anita. Impact of polyethylene microbeads on the floating freshwater plant duckweed Lemna minor. Environmental pollution, ISSN 0269-7491. 2017, vol. 230, 1108-1115. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.07.050